Beginning of Year Reading Assessment for Fourth Grade

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Assess your students' ability to construct responses with this short, age-appropriate story and seven questions. You can use it as a tool to sample student skills at the beginning of the year, to guide instruction, or as a test prep activity.

This five-page document includes an adaptation of the fable "The North Wind and the Sun" by Aesop (public domain), three student response sheets, and a rubric.

Student Tasks:
Answer an Inferential Question (RL.4.1) *
Summarize the Story (RL.4.2)*
Find a Theme (RL.4.2)*
Describe a Character (RL.4.3)*
Define Words Using Context Clues (RL.4.4)
Discriminate Between Poetry, Drama, and Prose (RL.4.5)*
Determine Point of View (RL.4.6)*

*These questions require students to construct responses that are supported by evidence from the text.

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This assessment is also available as a part of a three-test bundle.
You can assess at the beginning, middle, and end of the year with Literature Assessments - Grade 4, which is available at a reduced price.

Are you looking for units to support instruction? Try these!
RL.4.1 Answering Questions Lesson Plans
RL.4.2 Finding a Theme Lesson Plans
RL.4.3 Describing a Character Lesson Plans
RL.4.4 Words from Mythology Lesson Plans
RL.4.5 Prose, Drama, and Poetry Lesson Plans
RL.4.6 Determining and Defending Point of View Lesson Plans
RL.4.9 Comparing and Contrasting Folklore Lesson Plans

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Brenda Kovich

Indiana Academic Standards Addressed: 4.RL.2.1, 4.RL.2.2, 4.RL.2.3, 4.RL.3.1, 4.RL.3.2, 4.RV.2.1
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Teaching Duration
45 Minutes

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Beginning of Year Reading Assessment for Fourth Grade
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Beginning of Year Reading Assessment for Fourth Grade
Beginning of Year Reading Assessment for Fourth Grade
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